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WELLESLEY, MARCH 13, 1913.
ALFRED NOYES AT WELLESLEY.
This year America has the opportunity of giving
its hand in friendly welcome to Alfred Noyes,
England's gifted poet who, a week ago last Monday,
set foot in our country for the first time. It was
the rare privilege of Wellesley on Friday night to
be among the very first to give its tribute of ap-
preciation to this young poet. Miss Sophie Chantal
Hart paid him the high honor of introducing him
as the "foremost English poet of to-day," and very
graciously touched an intimate chord of friendship
between the visitor and his Wellesley audience
in saying that because of our memory of 1912's
exquisite production of "Sherwood" last June, Mr.
Noyes comes to us, not as a stranger, but as a
familiar and well-beloved poet.
In the reading in College Hall Chapel, Mr. Noyes
made a varied and very happy choice of his own
poems. The "Highway Man," because of its life and
warmth and color and its rare singing quality,
swept his audience into immediate sympathy with
him. There followed many poems, known and
loved by the readers of Alfred Noyes: the rollicking-
song of the "Forty Singing Seamen," with its
rugged humor and its swinging refrain; the more
contemplative expression of the spirit of England's
university, "Oxford Revisited," its gentle remin-
iscence striking an answering note in each one of
the college audience. Mr. Noyes introduces as a
"modern philosophy of ghosts," "Earth Bound,"
a poem fancifully speculative, yet, in its bigger
sweep of the Infinite, breathing the soul's essential
joy in the finite. The old favorite, the "Barrel
Organ," with its light, rhythmic refrain, called forth
enthusiastic applause, so did the less familiar
descriptive and reflective poem, "Rock Pool."
The last four selections that Mr. Noyes read pre-
sented a singular contrast. From the spell of Japan,
of the "wind among the roses" in "Haunted in
Old Japan," he passed to the "East End Coffee
Stall," sordid, grotesque, strong in diction, pulsing
with life and human misery; then to the martial,
ringing staves of "Rank and File," and finally to
a challenge to peace, not passionless, but a militant
marching of men's moral force against the wrong
and toward the right.
After the Wellesley cheer in Center for Mr. and
Mrs. Noyes, Mr. Noyes kindly returned to College
Hall Chapel to read again to a large group of people
still unsatisfied. We joined him in a humorous
appreciation of his irresistible pirate ballad, and
then passed out in the quiet, reverent mood of "In
the Cool of the Evening."
Mr. Noyes gave full measure to Wellesley in
the short time he was here, for Saturday morning
he met the class in English 16 in the library for a
delightful hour of reading. The reading of the poem
"Sherwood" had special significance, for Mr.
Noyes had just come with Miss Hart from our
Wellesley Sherwood, Rhododendron Hollow. But
most significant of all was Mr. Noyes' reading of
portions of a lecture of his on the "Function of
Poetry," in which he proved himself quite as much
a master of cadence and precision of phrase in
prose as in poetry. His theory of poetry is dis-
tinctly positive: Poetry is religion; its true content
is expressed in the first four words of Scripture,
"In the beginning, God." Yet to fulfil this, poetry
need be neither didactic nor speculative. Pure
aesthetic expression of the scent of the rose may
hold in it the essence of eternal power. "The only
possibility for poetry," he said, "is that it should
set its face toward the light." His faith in the high
function of poetry gave us a new understanding of
the power of the man behind his poetry. We were,
therefore, atune to the deeper forces in his final
reading of the poem "Created."
It is, indeed, a rare privilege to hear a true poet
read the poems from his own pen — rarer still to
hear them read with such power and with a voice
so deep and fine in quality as that of Mr. Noyes.
W T ellesley will always remember this visit of Mr.
Noyes, and we may believe from the frank ex-
pression of his pleasure that Mr. Noyes has left
with a genuinely warm memory of Wellesley.
MR. MC CLURE'S LECTURE.
Mr. McClure lectured Thursday, February
27, to the class of English 16 on some of the requi-
sitions of sound journalism. The three essentials
of a good article, he said, were: accuracy, under-
standability and charm.
The possession of these three essentials means
the comple e mastery of a subject, and an ability
of mastering it, which require years of training to
attain. For example, Miss Ida Tarbell, a woman of
exceptional ability, after graduating from college,
spent three years teaching, seven years on the edi-
torial staff of the Chautauquan, and three years of
study and practice at the Sorbonne, before she was
ready to undertake her important historical and
biogiaphical articles for McClure's Magazine.
Miss Tarbell spent five years gathering mafeiial
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and writing her articles on the history of Standard
Oil. For each of the sixteen articles in the series she
received four thousand dollars.
From such long apprenticeship comes a mastery
of material and of journalistic methods. The
principle of journalism is to convince. Here, great
power lies in understatement. A trick of good
journalism is to put up a weak defense for the side
you are really attacking. Lastly, general state-
ments arouse opposition and unbelief. A subject
must always be treated objectively, so that the
reader comes to his conclusions because he cannot
The following girls have been chosen for the
class debating teams:
Marion Bradley Nancy Brewster
Marie Collins Dorothy Drake
Katharine Dufneld Barbara Hahn
Mary McDermott Margaret Reed
Mary Ballantine Esther Berlowitz
Charlotte Conover Marjorie Day
Dorothy Dennis Maryfrank Gardner
Sylvia Goulston Elizabeth Hirsch
Helen Nixon Marguerite Stitt
Ruth Chapin % Alathena Johnson
Margaret Lang Ruth Lindsey
Lyle Tutner Ruth Watson
Elizabeth Van Winkle Helen Upton
Osma Palmer Katharine Wilson
ALLIANCE FRANGAISE PLAY.
The Alliance Francaise presented Moliere's
"Les Precieuses Ridicules" in the Shakespeare
House, Monday evening, March 10th.
The cast was as follows:
Gorgibus Charlotte Henze, 1913
Madelon Elma Joffrion, 191 5
Cathos Erminie Ayer, 1914
Mascarille Edith Warfield, 1914
Godelet Marion Mills, 1915
La Grange Ardys Luther, 1914
Du Croisy Marguerite Mallett, 1914
Marotte Hildegarde Jones, 191 5
Almanzor Charlotte Gowing, 1915
This is a plea not for a scholarly attitude nor for
patient resignation, but for fairmindedness about
the six-day schedule. We have all heard repeatedly
that the Faculty was forced to the change by pres-
sure of unalterable conditions, which have been
fully explained to us, and we realize that Faculty as
well as students are suffering from the imperfections
that always attend any new system. Then why
must we have this complaining and criticising of
what is nobody's fault and reacts on everyone
alike? If we are not personally inconvenienced,
then we must admit that, even at the outset, the
system is not wholly bad; and, if we do suffer, at
least we can be "good sports" and bear our own
troubles cheerfully by ourselves without shifting
the burden onto other people's shoulders nor har-
rassing our companions by a recital of our grievances.
The time has come to buy spring clothes and
Seniors especially will be blossoming out in new
attire. Just now, more especially than ever, have
we need to be careful and use great consideration
as to how we buy. The papers ate full of the garment
makers' strike, of the evils incurred in the manu-
facture of the very clothes we may all wear. So
don't forget your Consumers' League loyalties as
you read the papers, and don't forget them when
you go into the stores to buy your new things. Re-
member, pretty lingerie doesn't grow on counters
over night, as we might like to believe, but men
and girls — principally girls, give their days and nights
to its making. Have a little modern romance
woven in the woof and web of commencement gowns
— the romance that can live in light hearts and
cheerful faces of their creators.
So remember Consumers' League all the year
round — and ask for the label!
A Gift to the Student Building Fund.
If we value the gifts for the spirit behind rather
than for their intrinsic worth or size, no more gen-
erous and charming gift has come to the Student
Building Fund than that given by a group of Boston
school teachers on Saturday, March 5. Thirty
members of the University Extension Class in
Economic Geography, conducted by Professor
Fisher of the Geology Department, came to visit
Wellesley March 5, to look over our geography
laboratory, and to see some experiments illustrating
conditions in the ice age and the work of rivers, and
some demonstrations of the epidiascope for use with
large classes. After the inspection of the laboratories
and the completion of the experiments, the teachers
were taken to the Agora House, where a tea was given
them by a student. They were so pleased with the
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MARCH 13, 1913
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During recent years few of us have been very
keenly aware of the existence of the Debating Club.
Other interests which seemed to appeal more
strongly to the majority of us, drew our attention
elsewhere. We realized in an abstract way that
debating would afford us valuable training in
several lines, etc., but the fact remained that we
were not among the faithful few- who worked so
hard and with so little encouragement, to raise
the standard of debating at Wellesley.
At last, as the president of the Debating Club
put it modestly, "The time seemed ripe for drawing
the attention of the college at large to the fact of
Wellesley 's falling behind in this respect." The
particular occasion for this action w r as our inability
to consider the acceptance of Vassar's yearly
challenge to an intercollegiate debate. Resent-
ment and regret, which should have been far more
poignant in the past in order to do any good, were
stirred up to such an extent that a firm decision
was made to the effect that we would at least try
to be ready to answer Vassar's next challenge.
This same decision, accompanied by tireless efforts
on the part of the officers of the Debating Club,
has literally "accomplished wonders." The in-
terest created by the wide advertisement of coming
debates on burning issues of college life have re-
sulted in unusually large and interested audiences.
From an average attendance of twenty-seven last
year, the meetings have so far this year averaged
one hundred and fourteen; — the smallest number
present at any one gathering being forty-six,
and the largest, two hundred forty-three. This
seems no weak proof of the amount of interest
that is being aroused. Not only is this interest
being directed along valuable lines in the way of
debating ability, but it stands for the organized,
open, sane and sympathetic consideration of col-
The plan has so far been an attempt, first to
arouse interest in the club, secondly, to demon-
strate to all the pleasure and profit of belonging
to the organization, and finally to raise the standard
and the power of debating at Wellesley College to
the place which they should rightly occupy. The
subjects chosen heretofore have, of necessity, been
of a more or less informal nature, — but none can
say that they have not been entertaining and prof-
itable. Next year the club hopes to do more
formal work in debating, when sufficient support
It is not often that we see in such a short time the
rapid growth of any institution, however valuable.
But this year has marked a phenomenal change in
attitude toward the Debating Club. In acknowl-
edgment of this, praise can be given to a very
small circle of earnest supporters, who have worked
against great odds in the shape of indifference and
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absorption in other interests. The value of the growth
of this club means more than mere skill in debating.
It means all that, and, in addition, the acquaintance
with questions and points of view which might be
lost sight of otherwise. And, above all, it means
cultivation of the ability to speak freely and forci-
bly for any issue whenever occasion may demand,
which is no small achievement.
LETTERS FROM AUNT DINAH PACE.
The following letters have been received from
To my "Friends Indeed" of Wellesley College:
My dear friends: — There are not words that I
can think of which can express my gratitude to you.
Your gifts to this home have lifted the burden
greatly and please accept many thanks for your
loving interest. Our garden vegetables had almost
given out and we were much worried to think we
would soon have nothing to boil, and in the midst of
this worry the barrel of rice came. We could then
fill the boiler and supply the many mouths right off.
We had milk and butter and rice served well for a
full meal many days.
Ere the rice had gone the splendid barrels of
beans and meal arrived, and such happy children
around the table you never saw. For breakfast
we boil the meal and call it "cream of meal;" for
dinner we have such nice corn bread and beans.
One little boy said, "I wish the cream of meal
would never give out." The crackers reached us
the day before Christmas and we toasted crackers
for our Christmas breakfast. The oatmeal, tea,
coffee and flour arrived this week, and our little
four-year-old boy said that Santa sent all these good
things to us, but if we don't be good, he won't
send any more. He is full of mischief himself, but
is often telling some other little boy that boogaman
will get him if he isn't good. ....
I have a class of beginners in geography and I
asked by what other name is the world or earth
called. And a little boy quickly answered, "It is
called a plantation." I am teaching now and keep
very busy all the time. Our school will keep this
year until the last of May, as we are so near our farm
work that we can do quite a little between school
hours each day when planting time begins. We
shall begin on time and work faithful to make a
full crop this year.
It is so comforting to think of you all and to know
that most of you loved my dear Mrs. Newman. I
do miss her all the time.
With love and very many thanks, I am,
Yours most humbly,
Dinah W. Pace.
A later letter tells of Mrs. Pace's struggles to pay
insurance and taxes and keep the thirty-odd children
from going hungry. A gift from a Boston friend
came to help at the last moment in one emergency
and $50 from the Christian Association in another.
It is hoped that the Newman Memorial Fund will
soon be a source of income for the orphanage.
About $150 is needed to make a permanent invest-
ment, the income of which can be sent to Mrs. Pace
through the Christian Association. Contributions
may be sent at any time to the treasurer, Roxana H.
Friday, March 14, Houghton Memorial Chapel,
4.30 P.M., organ recital.
Sunday, March 16, Houghton Memorial Chapel,
7.00 P.M., address by President Briggs of
Monday, March 17, College Hall Chapel, 7.30
P.M., Dr. Charles W. Eliot, ex-President of
Harvard, on "The Work of the American
Missionary in China and Japan."
Tuesday, March 18, Billings Hall, 4.30 P.M.,
Wednesday, March 19, College Hall Chapel, 7.30
P.M., Holy Week service, "Around about
Olivet," Rev. William A. Knight.
FRESHMAN— SOPHOMORE DEBATE.
The formal debate between 1916 and 191 5 took
place in the G. L. R. on Monday, February 24, at
7.30 P.M. The subject was "Resolved that en-
trance into Wellesley should be entirely by examina-
The judges were Mrs. Magee, Miss Gamble, Miss
Hazleton and Professor Brigham of Harvard.
1915, the affirmative side, won by a unanimous
The Deutscher Verein held an informal meeting
at Z. A., Monday evening, February 24. On account
of the illness of several members of the society
who had intended to give papers, the formal pro-
gram was given up and the evening was spent in
giving charades. Frances Mullinax played a se-
lection from Chopin, after which refreshments
were served. The meeting closed with singing
A Gift to the Student Bldg. Fund — Continued.
hospitality of the college and the courtesies shown
them, that just as they were leaving, they asked
Professor Fisher to give to the Student Building
Fund the sum of twelve dollars and a half, which
they collected on the spur of the moment, without
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consultation with any one, because they had found
out that a Students' Building was what Wellesley
students desired most.
This spontaneous gift was so cordially presented
as an expression of the appreciation of the visiting
teachers of Wellesley and of her Department of
Geology and of the Agora hostesses, that it calls
forth the warm gratitude of Wellesley undergrad-
uates, of all who are working for the Student Build-
The ticket agent will hold office hours to take all
orders for transportation on Friday, March 14th,
from 9 until 4 o'clock in the Students' Parlor, College
Hall. Office hours for the sale of tickets and issue
of checks will be held on Monday and Tuesday,
March 24th and 25th, from 9 until 4 o'clock, in the
A representative of the Railroad Company has
recently called at the Registrar's Office to assure the
College of the desire of the Company to render the
best service in its power and to ask the co-operation
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of this community m certain particulars.
At the close of college in December, many trunks
remained on the station platform for hours, which
could not be forwarded, though an empty freight
car was waiting on the siding, because the owners of
the trunks had neglected to procure baggage checks
at the proper office hours. Not only was this delay
to the disadvantage of the trunks and their contents,
but the blocking of the platform was a serious an-
noyance and inconvenience to Wellesley patrons of
The railroad officials earnestly request all persons
wishing to check any articles of baggage at the close
of the term to procure checks during the office
hours at College Hall, and to affix these checks,
both railroad checks and express transfers, carefully
to all articles to be forwarded. The railroad officials
on their part, promise an ample force of men to
handle all baggage and a sufficient number of cars
to take it away immediately if properly checked.
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Ex-President Eliot of Harvard University will
lecture in College Hall Chapel on Monday evening,
March 17, at 7.30 P.M., on "The Work of the
American Missions in China and in Japan."
STUDENT GOVERNMENT BIRTHDAY.
The twelfth birthday of the Wellesley Student
Government Association was celebrated in College
Hall Chapel, Wednesday, March 5, at 4.30, P.M.
The meeting was opened, as is the custom, by the
singing of "America the Beautiful." Mrs. Magee
then spoke of the Press Board, its organization and
purpose and its connection with the newspaper
world. Miss Pendleton traced the beginnings of
Student Government, comparing the W'ellesley of
a few hundred students and simple organization
and the Wellesley of to-day, of many hundred stu-
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dents and complex life. Miss Helen Cook, vice-
president of 1904, spoke on the opportunities for
advancement through problems arising and met,
and the democratic character of college life and
organizations. Isadore Douglas, president of
1910, addressed herself chiefly to the Freshmen,
urging them to a comprehension of the spirit of
Messages were read from former presidents,
unable to be present: Mary Leavens, '01 , Frances
Hughes, '02, Kate Lord, '03, Florence Hutsinpillar,
'04, Sarah Eustis Cameron, '06, Betsey Baird, '08,
Ruth Hanford, '09, Elsie West, vice-president of
'10, Constance Eustis, '11, Isabel Noyes, vice-
president of '11, and Katherine Bingham, '12.
Speakers from the floor were Mary Colt, '13, Eliza-
beth McConaughy, '14, Rachel Davis, '15, Edith
Jones, '16, Ying Mei Chun, '13, Rachel Donovan,
'16. Esther Balderston read a poem by Marie Hill.
The twelfth anniversary was one calculated to
arouse the enthusiasm and loyalty of every member
present, and closed with the singing of "Alma
MISS SEMPLE'S LECTURE.
is the principal food produced and its cultivation
requires considerable care. Cattle raising is prac-
tically impossible, since there is no pasturage.
The greater part of the lecture was devoted to
the showing of lantern slides. These were made
from pictures taken by Miss Semple on her two-
hundred-mile walking tour through Japan, and were
afterwards colored by a Japanese artist. They pre-
sented not only the important phases of agricul-
ture, and its adaptation to peculiar conditions,
but also gave good ideas of village life. The great
share of labor done by the women was a noticeable
At the close of the lecture an informal reception
was given to Miss Semple in the Faculty parlor.
Many prominent geographers and geologists were
present from different colleges, including Chicago
University, Smith, Vassar and Mt. Holyoke, and
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Miss Ellen Churchill Semple, presented as "the
world's foremost anthropographist," spoke on
geographic influences in Japan, in College Hall
Chapel, February 27, at 7.30 P.M. She first briefly
sketched the geographic conditions of Japan, its
high, arid mountains, and limited plains, and the
possibilities of each. She made us realize what an
industrious nation the Japanese are, by showing
how 52,000,000 of them gain a food supply from
the twenty-two thousand square miles of available
land. Labor under such conditions makes the
Japanese farmer's position not only one of economic
importance but of social desirability as well. Rice
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PARLIAMENT OF FOOLS.
A DISILLUSIONED CRITIC.
"ONCE UPON A TIME.
When you're listening to Grand Opera
From the second balcony,
You may use your opera glasses
On the singers that you see;
But I pray you, drop them quickly!
For Aida's very fat,
And her warrior isn't quite as
Tall as she is, — think of that!
While the soldiers that come marching
Don't keep step, as soldiers should ;
But folks cry, "Superb!" and "Bravo!"
So you know it must be good.
Young Lohengrin looks aged,
But perhaps he's only worried,
'Cause the swan boat wiggled fearfully,
And the boatmen acted hurried.
Poor Elsa does seem buxom
For a maid so white and thin,
But perhaps she's cheered up, hoping
To be Mrs. Lohengrin.
Fatal glasses, drop them quickly!
In this case they're not the thing,
Think of what they pay poor Elsa,
Then wish that you could sing.
In the good old days of romance,
Where pine trees like sentinels stood,
And the sun like, burnished, copper,
Was counted as very good;
The moon could smile on the valley,
But now it doesn't dare,
And the waves could beat on the headlands,
With never a critic to care.
The stars could twinkle like diamonds,
But diamonds are common now.
A maid could say, "T'is so sudden!"
And her lover could say, " I vow!"
We could write then, and faith, who could read it
But those who persistently would?
They were mostly the authors, but heavens!
They thought it was awfully good.
Foreign Players in the Barn.
An entertainment of unusual interest is to be
given in the Barn, on Saturday, March 15th, at
7.30 P.M., by the Dennison House Dramatic Com-
pany, a group of talented young foreigners. It
will consist of tw ) French pantomine dances and a
play, "The Violin Maker of Cremona." The pro-
ceeds from the admission (S .25) will go toward
furthering the work of Dennison House.
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Not in the recent theatrical history of Boston has
any play made such an emphatic hit as the William
Elliott and David Belasco production of "The
Governor's Lady," now in its second week at the
Hollis-street Theater, and where on account of pre-
vious bookings that cannot be cancelled, the play
can remain but two weeks longer, its run coming to a
close positively on March 22.
It is with great regret that Mr. Belasco announces
"The Governor's Lady" will not be seen in any
city in New England outside of Boston on account
of the enormous size of the production.
"The Governor's Lady" tells a story of big
human interest. One of the problems of American
life to-day which has been demonstrated in and
out of the courts for some years is that of the
millionaire hungry for^power and social recognition
whose wife has been unable or unwilling to keep pace
with him. In the Belasco play Alice Bradley has
told such a story in a manner that makes the auditor
feel that he is witnessing the inmost workings of
the households through which the action of the play
passes. Photographic in its wonderful detail,
abounding in stirring climaxes and presented with
the remarkable realism for which Mr. Belasco is
famous, "The Governor's Lady" has made a suc-
cess that is not to be wondered at. By special ar-
rangement for this engagement only the highest
priced seats at the Hollis-street Theater are $1.50,
and there are the usual matinees on Wednesday
Music students interested to find an attractive
remunerative field would do well to take up the
supervising of music in the public schools. There
is at present more demand than ever before for
trained supervisors in music, — the work being pre-
sented in several colleges, normals and private
schools in normal training as well as supervision in
the public schools. For the person with sound music
education the method course of presentation is the
requisite, which demands but a ve,ry little time to
acquire. A course is to be given' at Huntington
Chambers, Boston, with class beginning March 8, — ■
twice a week and privately to those who cannot
arrange for class instruction. For information
kindly see Miss Mary Caswell or Miss Wheeler at
ANNOUNCEMENT: ENGLISH 2.
To preclude all misunderstanding, the notice
given orally in classes is here repeated.
In June, 1913, no examination in English 2, as
such, will be held. Instead, each student's examina-
tion-book in some other course will be read by her
instructor in English, and judged according to its
clearness and correctness of style, and its orderliness
in arrangement. The object of this test is to de-
termine the quality of the student's habitual and
instinctive expression. Every student should expect
to have the test applied to any one of her examina-
tion-books. Josephine M. Burnham.
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The Club for the Study of Socialism met
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But two weeks remain of the season at the Boston
Opera House, as the last performance will be given
on Saturday evening, March 29. Director Russell
has reserved some of his most attractive offerings
for the final weeks.
Following the remarkable success which "The
Jewels of the Madonna" has attained, Mr. Russell
will produce another of the Wolf-Ferrari operas
on Friday evening. This time it will be "The
Secret of Suzanne," a one-act composition so re-
plete with grace and melody that it has been likened
to the music of Mozart, and higher praise there could
not be. Munich saw the first production on No-
vember 4, 1909, and in the spring of 191 1 it was
given in Philadelphia for the first time in this
country. Since then it has more than maintained
its original popularity and during this last season
it has found still another clientele,— that of the
Metropolitan Op^ra Housi, New York.
There are but three characters called for in the
little comedy, — Count Gil, the Countess Suzanne,
his young and pretty wife and their dumb servant
Sante. In the Boston production the parts will fall
to Antonio Scotti, Alice Nielsen and Leo Devaux.
Mr. Scotti sings the role at the Metropolitan, and
Miss Nielsen's wholly captivating performance in
"Don Giovanni" gives assurance that she will sing
the Mozartean airs of Suzanne in charming fashion.
As its premiere "The Secret of Suzanne" will
follow Louis Aubert's fairy opera "La Foret Bieue,"
in which Mines. Melis, Amsden, Fisher, Swartz,
Leveroni and De Courcy, and MM. De Potter,
Riddez, Cilia and several others recreate Red
Riding Hood, Hop o' My Thumb, the Sleeping
Princess, Prince Charming, the dreadful Ogre and
many of the figures taken from fairy lore. The
music of Aubert is essentially modern, and of an
airy |texture which suits it to the libretto. Mr.
Caplet will conduct b3th operas.
The second novelty of the week will be Saint-
Saens "Samson et Dalila," to be heard for the first
time this year on Wednesday evening. Its initial
presentation made a brilliant event of the opening
performance last season, and the same cast will re-
appear almost in its entirety. Giovanni Zenatello
and Mme. Gay will again have the title parts. Jean
Riddez will be the High Priest, Jose Mardones will
appear as Abimelech, and Edward Lankow as the
Old Hebrew. Scenically the production will be
remembered as one of the most elaborate ever shown
in Boston. The dance music for this opera is par-
ticularly attractive and the full corps de ballet will
appear. Mr. Caplet will direct the performance.
On Monday night the last performance of " Aida"
will take place, with Mmes. Melis and Gay and MM.
Zenatello, Rossi and Mardones in the principal parts.
Mr. Moranzoni will conduct.
For the Saturday matinee "Faust" should prove
a most potent attraction, cast as it will be with
Miss Nielsen as Marguerite, Riccardo Martin as
Faust and Andrea de Segurola as Mephistopheles.
With Jeska Swartz as Siebel, Jean Riddez as Valen-
tin, Bernirdo Olshansky as Wagner, and Miss
Leveroni as Marthe, the cast will be a very strong
one. The musical director will be Mr. Strony.
On Saturday evening this brilliant week will be
brought to a close by the only appearance in Boston
this season of M ne. Lina Cavalieri, the famous
Italian soprano, in the title role in "Carmen."
It will be the last opportunity to hear the favorite
Bizet opera, and associated with Mme. Cavalieri as
Don Jose will be Lucien Muratore, the foremost
French tenor of the day. Bernice Fisher will be
the Micaela, Jose Mardones the Escamillo, and
Mile. Cecil Tryan will do the solo dance. Mr.
Caplet will direct. Popular prices will prevail in
At the Sunday afternoon concert, March 16,
Rudolph Ganz, the famous Swiss pianist, will, as
soloist, assist the orchestra.
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THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS.
FELLOWSHIPS OFFERED BY THE ALUMNA
The Alumnae Association of Wellesley College
offers two fellowships for the year 19 13- 19 14, avail-
able for graduate study. The Susan M. Hallowell
Fellowship of $400 is offered for advanced study at
Wellesley, in candidacy for the M. A. degree of
Wellesley. This fellowship is open to any graduate
of W r ellesley, or any other college of good standing;
in general, preference is given to applicants who
have already, as teachers or along other lines of
activity, done service and demonstrated power.
Other things being equal, a candidate for work in
science will be considered an appropriate holder of
this fellowship maintained in honor of Wellesley's
first professor of botany. The second fellowship is
the Mary E. Horton Fellowship of $300, available
for graduate study at Wellesley or elsewhere. It is
open to Wellesley graduates only, and preference
will be given, in general, to candidates who have
already taken the master's degree. Other things
being equal, a candidate in the humanities will be
considered an appropriate holder of this fellowship,
maintained in honor of Wellesley's first professor of
Greek. Applications for these two fellowships must
be in the hands of the committee on or before
April 1, 1913. These should be sent to the chair-
man, Miss Annie S. Montague, Wellesley College.
The other members of the committee are Dr.
Elizabeth H. Palmer, Wellesley, '87, associate-
professor of Latin at Vassar College, and Mrs.
Martha Mann Magoun, at one time professor of
biology at Colorado College.
Any one interested in the following notice is asked
to apply to Miss Caswell, 130 College Hall, quoting
the number prefixed.
188. Dietitian housekeeper for hospital in cen-
tral part of Massachusetts. Salary $50 to $60 per
month. Domestic Science training necessary.
189. Graduate nurse with stenographic training
for a state institution.
190. Organizer of social work in a city fifteen
miles from Boston. Must have had experience in
organizing clubs for working girls. Salary $900 and
191. Assistant librarian for small library near
Boston. Must have had library training and some
social experience. Salary $500 to $600. ^
192. Secretary for X-ray specialist in Boston.
Must have had stenographic training and some
medical experience. [ $$
193. Teacher of practical sewing and tailoring in
a reform institution for boys. Must have had train-
ing in these lines and experience as a teacher.
CHANGES OF ADDRESS.
Mrs. Emma Squires Aiken, '91, to 2304 New-
kirk Avenue, Brooklyn, New York.
Beatrice Stepanek, '95, to 601 West 115th Street,
New York City.
Mary Barnett Gilson, '99, to the Clothcraft
Shop, West 53rd Street, Cleveland, Ohio.
Bertha Warren, 191 1, to 719 Walnut Street,
Mrs. WalterS. Babson, (Olive L. Chapman, 1905),
to 544 East 15th Street North, Portland, Oregon,
instead of 700 Harvard Boulevard, Los Angeles,
Home address of Marion E. Potter, 1904, to
59 William Street, East Orange, New Jersey. CUj
Mrs. I. H. Farnham, (Florence M. Smith, 1908),
from 13 1 5 West 2nd Street, Harrisburg, Pennsyl-
vania, to 1 109 West King Street, York, Pennsyl-
Lucile Elizabeth Clark, 1910, to Houghton
Metcalf, Brown, 1904, of Providence, Rhode
Helen R. Hart, 1909, to Howard S. Gies, Rutgers,
1908, of Montclair, New Jersey.
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Grace B. Allen, 1908, to Samuel Bell, of Water-
Dorothy B. Guild, 1910, to Jchn C. Phillips,
Haverford College, 1910, of Akron, Ohio, formerly
of St. Davids, Pennsylvania.
Florence M. Beals, 191 1, to Frederick O. Strecke-
wald of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Margaret Mills, 1908, to Paul B. Badger, Yale,
1901, of Winchester, Massachusetts.
Pauline W. Ross, formerly of 1909, to David
Claxton of Ipswich, Massachusetts.
Webster — Warren. On December 19, 191 2, at
Terre Haute, Indiana, Marye Warren, 191 1, to
William Henry Webster, Rose Polytechnic Insti-
tute, 1910. At home, 6159 Champlain Avenue,
Christie — McLoud. In Brookline, Massa-
chusetts, on January 30, 1913, Miriam McLoud,
1912, to Paul T. Christie, Harvard, 1907. Address,
Care Thomas Cook and Son, Paris, France.
Williams — Talpey. On September 4, 1912,
Florence Talpey, 1912, to Ben Ames Williams,
Dartmouth, 1910. At home, 19 Moreland Avenue,
Newton Centre, Massachusetts.
Newald — Levy. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, De-
cember 16, 1912, Pearl Evelyn Levy, formerly of
19 1 3, to Albert Michael Newald. At home after
March 15, 562 Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee,
Schoepperle — Payne. On December 26, 1912,
Edith Payne, 1909, to Victor Schoepperle of Oil
City, Pennsylvania. At home at 140 North Center
Street, Orange, New Jersey.
Briggs — Bates. At Oak Lawn, Rhode Island,
on January 18, 1913, Hope Angell Bates, 1909, to
Dr. Asa Sheldon Briggs, Brown, 1907, Harvard,
191 1, of Ashaway, Rhode Island. At home in
Ashaway, Rhode Island.
Carmichael — Fox. At Milton Mills, New
Hampshire, Helen G. Fox, 1904, to George E. Car-
michael, Bowdoin, '97, Headmaster of the Bruns-
wick School, Greenwich, Connecticut.
On January 27, 1913, a daughter, Mary McGill
Patton, to Mrs. Kate McGill Patton, 1910.
In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on February 8,
1913, a second son, Charles Stahr, to Mrs. Helen
Stahr Hartman, 1894.
In Westfield, New Jersey, on November 16, 1912,
a second son, George Samuel, Jr., to Mrs. Caroline
Gilpin Laird, 1905.
On January 1, 1913, a son, Warren Franklin, 2nd,
to Mrs. Alice Grover Witherell, 1906.
At Brookline, Massachusetts, on November 9,
1912, a second son, Samuel Chase, to Mrs. Alice
Chase Prescott, 1906.
In South Ashburnham, Massachusetts, on Jan-
uary 7, 1913, a daughter, Eunice Lawrence, to Mrs.
Bessie Pierce Needham, '96.
In Fairhaven, Massachusetts, on December 13,
1912, a son, Donald Hicks, to Mrs. Belle Hicks
In Lynn, Massachusetts, on December 5, 1912, a
son to Mrs. Alice Sanborn Woodruff, formerly of
At Wellesley Farms, Massachusetts, on January
2 5> l 9 l 3, a son, Louisville French, to Mrs. Luna
French Niles, 1905.
At Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, on February
6, 1913, a son to Mrs. Lydia Day Stevens, 1901.
At St. Paul, Minnesota, on January 19, 1913, a
son, Hiram Wood, Jr., to Mrs. Florence Cantieny
In May, 1912, a daughter, Ruth Adams, to Mrs.
Olive Adams Johnston, 1907.
On March 13, 1912, a son, Edward Hildreth
Proctor, to Mrs. Leity Strout Proctor, 1907.
On February 28, 1912, a third daughter, Martha
Selleck, to Mrs. Caroline Gilbert Diack, 1907.
At West Laramie, Wyoming, on May 15, 1912,
a son, Robert Morris, to Mrs. Evelyn Corthell
In East Milton, Massachusetts, on January 3,
1913, Alice Hadden Sheldon, 1907.
In Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire, on December 31,
1912, Reverend John Colby, father of Annie L.
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January 5,
1913, Mrs. Harriet Page, mother of Henrietta Page
Alexander, 1903, and Katharine Page Safrord, 1903.
In Norwood, Massachusetts, on January 28, 1913,
Mrs. Martha G. Winslow, mother of Edith Winslow
Willett, formerly of '94, and Clara Winslow Allen,
At Jamestown, New York, January 31, 1913,
Daniel Griswold, father of Martha Townsend
Whereas, it has seemed best to Almighty God to
take from our number our beloved friend and fellow
classmate, Alice Hadden Sheldon, and whereas, we,
THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEVv^S.
the Class of 1907 of Wellesley College feel that in her
we have lost a true friend who has endeared her-
self to us by her courageous and beautiful spirit, her
happy and loving disposition, and her great sin-
cerity of character, and
Whereas, we by her untimely death have suffered
an irreparable loss which we shall always mourn, be
Resolved: That we, the Class of 1907, hereby
extend our sincerest and most heartfelt sympathy
to her family in their great sorrow.
For the Class,
Gladys Doten Chapman,
Esther Abercrombie Lockwood.
Sophronisba P. Breckinridge, '88, is one of the
two authors of a little book entitled "The Modern
Household," published by Whitcomb & Barrows
in Boston, Massachusetts. It goes forth from the
department of Household Administration of the
University of Chicago, but does not claim to be an
exhaustive treatise, merely an attempt to "indicate
the wide range of interests which are the field in
which the progressive housekeeper may serve and
enjoy." Among other subjects it discusses shelter,
food, clothing, management, domestic service, edu-
cation and the relation of the household to the com-
munity. Each chapter is followed by a list of
topics for discussion and a bibliography.
Professor Katharine Lee Bates, '80, published a
poem, entitled " New Year," in the Independent for
In his literary summary in the Saturday Evening
Transcript, Mr. Braithwaete counted in Professor
Coman's "Economic Beginnings in the Far West"
among the thirty-five best books of the year.
Harper & Brothers have recently published in
book form "As Caesar's Wife," by Margarita
Spaulding Gerry, '91, which ran as a serial in Har-
per's Bazaar last year. Mrs. Gerry also has a
story entitled "Knights of the Three-Co rnered
Table" in Harper's Magazine for March.
Helen Middlekauff, '8i-'83, who has been head
of the English department at the University of
Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, since 1899, has re-
signed and will have charge of correspondence
courses at the University of Chicago, next year.
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